The Matthew Effect Explained

There are two types of people, those who LOVE and EMBRACE reading and those who DON’T LIKE to read and avoid it at all costs. The reason is the Mathew Effect: This is why learning to read is paramount and speed reading helps by either getting you through MORE material in the SAME amount of […]

10 Mind Tricks To Learn Anything Fast

This short video is a great reminder of simple things you can do to improve your study skills to learn anything fast and remember it! Study Tip #1: Use the sleep sandwich to remember a lot more. Study Tip #2: Master modifications to reinforce your learnings and commit them to long-term (better) memory. Study Tip […]

COVID’s impact on education

In the video below, The Economist Magazine covers how technology could transform education post the COVID pandemic. It will be interesting to see what sticks versus what falls by the wayside. One of the challenges every student has is to optimise how to best study whether at home or back in school. There are proven […]

Teaching Art to Young Students? Take Note of These Suggestions

Teaching art to young students is rewarding because you see them have fun with their projects. Discover ways to teach this subject more effectively in class.

Why Burying Yourself in Textbooks Isn’t the Way to Better Grades

You’d think getting better grades means spending each hour of the day with your nose in your textbook. While adding hours to your daily study regimen might help, it’s not an ideal solution.

13 Ways to Stay Focused While Studying

Are you having trouble concentrating while studying? These strategies can help.

Thinking Outside the Box: Improving Your Skillset Beyond Your Job

Getting ahead in your career takes improving the skills you have to offer, and some of the most useful ways to do that are here for your perusal.

How to Improve Your Child’s Concentration While They Study at Home

There are numerous distractions around that cause a decline in concentration among children. If you want your child to pay attention to school and other tasks, follow these tricks.

What to Remember When You’re Learning Something New

The pursuit of learning something new is commendable and frustrating. Keep these things in mind as you continue your education to lessen the frustrations.

Soft Skills You Learn at School That Prepare You for the Workplace

School provides opportunities for you to develop the skills that you will need once you graduate and become a full-fledged adult. Here are the soft skills that you should have earned by now.

Math Doesn’t Suck

This video explains why Danica McKellar wrote her book “Math doesn’t suck”. I am now going to investigate her other books to determine if they can help people who struggle with math. Thank you Andrew Powell for sharing!

Form the Right Study Habits to Become Effective in Life

Some problems in life require you to be successful before you can deal with them. Here’s how great study habits let you get to that point.

The Quiet Value of Patience for a 21st Century Student

Patience speaks volumes about the kind of person that you are. Moreover, it has a huge impact on your life. Learn how you can be a patient person here.

Training and learning – The challenge of remote teams

COVID and Working From Home (WFH) have brought on a lot of challenges for people who are not used to working remotely. We can all attest to how much the Internet has made significant changes and improvements to our daily lives. We now have the concept of telecommuting, which is basically working from the comfort […]

10,473 MBA Students Grade Their Schools

Today’s post is a very interesting report of 10,473 MBA student-satisfaction ratings of their business schools that reveals that the top tier looks quite different to what the schools report amongst themselves when it comes to questions about inspiration, ethical careers and competitive heat. For the scoring, the report surveyed 126 schools, listing the 30 schools […]

Does Reading Fiction Make Us Better People?

That is an interesting question this BBC article addresses quite well – does reading fiction make you a better person? One thing we do know for sure is that reading MORE non-fiction books ensures you’ll have a better, higher-paying career.        

Should I read or listen to a book?

Each is best suited to different purposes, and neither is superior. By Daniel T. Willingham, a psychologist at the University of Virginia. A few years ago, when people heard I was a reading researcher, they might ask about their child’s dyslexia or how to get their teenager to read more. But today the question I […]

Students watching other students study – new viral trend?

Students watching other students study is this the new viral trend? Post comments below!

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9 TED Talks Recommended For Students By Students

Ever heard of  TED Talks ?  TED Talks is devoted to spreading ideas, usually in the form of short, powerful talks (maximum of 18 minutes) on various topics.  There are near 1500 videos on their website.  Whenever you need inspiration, motivation or just to look at something interesting or different, select one amongst the various subjects and spend some […]